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Roaring 20's (1920-1929)
Terms in this set (17)
Term used to describe the 1920's; decade of prosperity and wealth. Introduction of speakeasies, flappers, and jazz/blues/ragtime music.
Dictionary- The ability of a customer to obtain goods or services before payment, based on the trust that payment will be made in the future.
Relevance- The people in the 20's were buying everything on credit, and it put people in debt over a period of time.
It is the belief that the old ways are the best ways, and there is no need to change.
Dictionary- A theory or system of social organization based on the holding of all property in common, actual ownership being ascribed to the community as a whole or to the state.
Relevance- Red Scare: The civilians of America were afraid of their Government becoming Communism or total Anarchy like the USSR.
Dictionary- A political philosophy that opposes government in any form
Relevance- Red Scare
Dictionary- A female movement for gender equality.
Relevance- The Women of America were finally gaining rights and freedom.
(1863-1947) he was an American businessman, the founder of Ford Motor Company, the father of modern assembly lines, and an inventor credited with 161 patents
carefree young women with short, "bobbed" hair, heavy makeup, and short skirts. The flapper symbolized the new "liberated" woman of the 1920s. Many people saw the bold, boyish look and shocking behavior of flappers as a sign of changing morals. Though hardly typical of American women, the flapper image reinforced the idea that women now had more freedom.
Organizations of workers who, together, put pressure on the employers in an industry to improve working conditions and wages.
A law forbidding the sale of alcoholic beverages
A 1920 operation coordinated by Attorney General Mitchel Palmer in which federal marshals raided the homes of suspected radicals and the headquarters of radical organization in 32 cities
immigration act of 1924
(LBJ) Established new immigration system that allowed more immigrants into the U.S.
(WW) , National American Woman Suffrage Association formed in 1910 carries cause of women's suffrage to victory, granted suffrage in the 19th amendment, women also began to replace men in industries during the war years later
Amendment 19 (1920)
Women gain the right to vote.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, founded in 1909 to abolish segregation and discrimination, to oppose racism and to gain civil rights for African Americans, got Supreme Court to declare grandfather clause unconstitutional
"Black Pride", a black culture flourished, a period in the 1920s when African-American achievements in art and music and literature flourished. People included Langston Hughes, Duke Wellington, and Billie Holiday were examples
Stands for Ku Klux Klan and started right after the Civil War in 1866. The Southern establishment took charge by passing discriminatory laws known as the black codes. Gives whites almost unlimited power. They masked themselves and burned black churches, schools, and terrorized black people. They are anti-black and anti-Semitic.
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World War II
Civil Rights Movement (1954-1968)
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